Stay at your very own castle in the sky at 1820m attitude with spectacular views of the valleys. Let your summer last a bit longer and relax into the autumn warmth with this yoga hiking retreat. Everything is included once you land in Marrakech so switch off, enjoy the scenery, the food, the culture, the hammams, hikes and of course, the yoga!
Only 90 minutes away from Marrakech, enjoy breath taking views at the kasbah accommodation in the Atlas Mountains. It is based in the Toubkal National Park and set dramatically below the towering flanks of Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa standing at 4167 metres. Imlil, and its surrounding valleys, is a world apart from the bustle of the city and a place of peace and seclusion. With day temperatures around 23 degrees at this time of year, enjoy your yoga and hikes at ideal conditions.
The boutique hotel has 14 en-suite rooms and they have options of Standard, Deluxe, superior en-suite rooms. which are spacious and have spectacular views.
The rooms are rustic yet comfortable, with simple berber adornments such as hand-woven carpets, blankets, intricate carved woodwork and oleander branch panelled ceilings.
Below is a description of the difference between the rooms:
Standard Single En-Suite: The single room has a double bed and bathroom with shower.
Superior En-Suite: This room has two single beds and has an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower and either a small balcony or terrace.
Deluxe En-Suite: This room is larger than the superior and has two single beds and has an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower and either a small balcony or terrace.
Yoga and Hiking:
Start your day with a 1.5 hour morning classes, designed to help you awaken your body, focusing on energising and invigorating your body, ready for an exhilarating day exploring the stunning scenery.
Then prepare for spectacular views on your daily hike with qualified local guide.
After your day hiking, exploring or relaxing in the autumn sunshine, return to the Kasbah to unwind and relax tired bodies with a restorative evening yoga class. This gentle session will vary each evening and include pranayama and meditation to help the mind and body really let go and allow you to enter a state of deep relaxation.
The food is created by the local Berber team who work at the Kasbah. As we are high in the Atlas Mountains the food is seasonal, local and organic.
Expect freshly made breakfast, lunch and dinners. Breakfast is a buffet of dried fruit and nuts, local loaves of bread, eggs, locally made nut butter, fresh local coffee and teas.
Lunches are tagines of pulses, dried fruits, fresh aubergines, courgettes, peppers, salads and dinner is a selection of the same. Enjoy fresh coffee, drinking water and any other types of soft drinks any time of the day.
Dinner is a selection of warm Moroccan style stews and salads perfect for the cooler evenings.
This Atlas Mountain yoga retreat is suitable for anyone who’d like a short break away with activities and relaxation in equal measure, for hikers or walkers and for those who enjoy wellness, healthy food and Yoga. Beginners are welcome as well as all ages.
If you love active yoga holidays in exciting destinations then you won’t want to miss this!
3rd – 7th November
*The Superior Twin En-Suite and Deluxe Twin En-Suite can only be booked by two people are travelling together*